Tim Manly, the bear specialist from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, wrote the following:
I am going to be releasing a young female grizzly in upper Whale Creek
today. We recaptured her near Whitefish… where chickens were killed. She
is a gorgeous bear.. just under 300 pounds. We are also trapping for a big
male that was also at the site. The bear activity in general is going to pick up
with the hucks dropping.
I saw the photos that Becky took. That is the Whale Creek female and her